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Russia is rejecting U.S. allegations that it has violated a landmark 1987 arms-control accord, the Associated Press reports.
A new report says U.S. officials largely overlook the danger of extremists exploiting sensitive chemical sites to attack U.S. cities, the Associated Press reports.
July 30, 2014 | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
A senior U.S. diplomat avoided saying exactly how long the United States may continue talks to end nuclear tensions with Iran, the Associated Press reports.
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A senior U.S. commander on Tuesday said he was concerned North Korea's frequent missile tests were numbing the world to the threat they pose.
July 30, 2014 | Nuclear Weapons Programs
The United Kingdom never notified British lawmakers that it renewed a key nuclear-arms collaboration pact with Washington, the London Guardian reports.
July 29, 2014 | Plutonium , MOX , Nuclear Materials Production, Consolidation, Elimination
Lawmakers said they locked down sufficient funds to continue building a divisive plutonium-conversion site in South Carolina, the Associated Press reports.
A group of U.S. legislators is intensifying its probe on safety violations involving anthrax and avian influenza at a key U.S. health agency, Reuters reports.
Federal investigators last month found 52 safety violations at a nuclear-waste burial ground where contaminants escaped in February, Reuters reports.
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Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), calling for continued work on a controversial facility in his home state that would turn surplus plutonium into reactor fuel, as required under a treaty with Moscow.
Now is not the time to break an agreement with the Russians.